Gear Expert Author:  Jeremy L

    About Jeremy L

    If it goes bang or has to deal with the outdoors then I am most likely passionate about it. If I'm not at the gun range then I'm either hiking, mountain biking or kayaking. Follow along as I dive into outdoor gear related products and topics.

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    Here are my most recent posts

  • Thermal Imaging for Home Defense?

    Feb 3, 2016 • Reviews1 Comment

    For eons, thermal imagers have been something that you only see in movies or had to sell three organs on the black market to afford. The latest innovations from FLIR with their tiny and inexpensive Lepton core, has all but let the thermal monkey out of the...

  • Top Gear from Vista Outdoors at SHOT Show 2016

    Feb 1, 2016 • NewsNo Comments

    Every year tens of thousands of members of the firearms industry head to sin city to check out the latest guns and gear at SHOT Show.  While I can’t/won’t describe in detail the numerous ways in which this show is unlike any other trade show in...

  • The OTHER Hard Case Company

    Jan 14, 2016 • News, ReviewsNo Comments

    When you think hard plastic case manufacturers, Pelican is usually the brand that comes to mind. They’ve been around for a hell of a long time and make cases that work, so why would you even think about taking a look at a different brand? Being the rebel...

  • Minimalist Rifle Red Dot- Trijicon RM09

    Jan 12, 2016 • ReviewsNo Comments

    When you think red dot sights, you probably don’t assume you’re going to be throwing lead past 150 yards accurately with one. The reasoning behind this notion is that most red dot sights feature larger MOA dots meant for quick target engagements...

  • Surefire XC1 -Best Compact Weapon Light?

    Dec 14, 2015 • Reviews, VideosNo Comments

    Let’s face it, most self defense situations happen in no light/ low light situations. We can all agree that a weapon light on your self defense firearm is a must but how does one go about carrying a handgun with a light on it “comfortably”...

  • Safariland Pro-Fit Holster

    Oct 23, 2015 • NewsNo Comments

    Have a handgun collection that’ll put most small gun shops to shame? If you answered “Yes” to that question then Safariland’s GLS Pro-Fit holster is the solution for the age old dilemma that’s currently plaguing you-needing a...

  • 5.11 Ridgeline-Tactical Pant Awesomeness

    Oct 22, 2015 • VideosNo Comments

    While I personally prefer to wear a nicely built jean over any type of pants, if I know that I’m going to doing some sort of activity like shooting, hiking, climbing, etc. – these 5.11 Tactical Ridgeline pants are what I throw on every time....

  • Budget Answer to Your Medium-Long Range Scope Needs

    Sep 23, 2015 • NewsNo Comments

    “I want a scope to shoot 1,000 yards but don’t want to spend over $500, what should I get?” If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been asked that question or seen it plastered on forums… well I’d have a lot of dollars. The...

  • The Firearms Community Has Spoken and They Dig OPMOD Gear!

    Sep 23, 2015 • NewsNo Comments

    We’re lucky enough to work with some of the best YouTube channels and get them the gear they want to test out. The best part about it is they’re excellent at giving our OpticsPlanet modification (OPMOD) gear the in-depth break down’s that...

  • Quality 1-6x Scope for Under $400? Vortex Strike Eagle FTW!

    Aug 5, 2015 • Videos7 Comments

    HOW could this have happened? How did they do it? How did Vortex take the most desirable magnification range for an AR15 and cram it into an aircraft grade aluminum package for under four Benji’s? This is the question that constantly woke me up in the...

  • Pro Shooter Powerhouse -Team Geissele

    Jun 15, 2015 • News1 Comment

    The other day I got to sit down with the man, the myth, the shooting legend himself Mr. Rob Romero and talk about the new Team Geissele. Before I get into what he had to say, I want to set the record straight once and for all. Say it with me now, Geissele =...

  • Glock “GO-Fast” Mods

    May 20, 2015 • News2 Comments

    With more accessories and parts available for it than a 95 honda civic, finding the right modifications for my Glock 34 was the tallest of tasks indeed. The end use of this famed amalgamation of polymer and tenifer finished steel is that of a competition...